Band offered singer Mitch Malloy the frontman gig when Sammy Hagar left. He had “the kiss on the cheeks, the hugs, the congratulations” – but then “it all kind of imploded”
Eddie Van Halen
Illustrator, writer and Classic Rock’s cartoonist for the past seven or so years, BP Perry, explains why Flock Of Numbskulls had to come to an end – and looks back over some of his favourite and most controversial moments…
Gene’s proud he told Eddie that quitting his own band would be a mistake – but they still recorded demos with guitarist’s brother Alex.
Sammy Hagar has upped the ante in his ongoing verbal attacks on Van Halen by claiming that the musicians in Chickenfoot are better than those in the reunited Halen.